By Rolando V. del Carmen, Jeffery T. Walker

This renowned reference publication briefs circumstances facing themes of basic value to cops, together with briefs of significant circumstances within the parts of cease and frisk, seek and seizure, motor vehicle searches, confessions and criminal liabilities.

  • Briefs of circumstances contain pill, evidence, factor, retaining, cause and case significance.
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410 (1969), 3 State v. O’Bremski, 70 Wash. 2d 425 (1967), 180 Steagald v. S. 204 (1981), 76–77 Stone v. S. 465, 488 (1976), 246 Stoner v. S. 483 (1964), 104 Stovall v. S. 293 (1967), 179 Tennessee v. S. 1 (1985), 182–183, 269 Terry v. S. 1 (1968), 5, 27, 28–29, 30 32, 33, 35, 36, 38, 41, 100, 107, 122, 140, 203 Texas v. S. 730 (1983), 164–165 Thornton v. S. 615 (2004), 134–136, 138 Town of Castle Rock v. S. 748 (2005), 271–273 United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United United States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States States v.

ISSUE: Is evidence that is obtained from a search that is based on a warrant that is later declared invalid because of error by the issuing magistrate admissible in court? YES. SUPREME COURT DECISION: Evidence obtained by the police acting in good faith, based on a search warrant that was issued by a neutral and detached magistrate, but that was later found to be invalid, is admissible in court as an exception to the exclusionary rule. REASON: “Having already decided [in Leon] that the exclusionary rule should not be applied when the officer conducting the search acted in objectively reasonable reliance on a warrant issued by a detached and neutral magistrate that subsequently is determined to be invalid, the sole issue before us in this case is whether the officers reasonably believed that the search they conducted was authorized by a valid warrant.

Other officers searched Weeks’ home without a warrant and seized various articles and papers that were then turned over to the United States Marshals Service. Later in the day, police officers returned with a Marshal and again searched Weeks’ home without a warrant and seized letters and other articles. Weeks was charged with and convicted of unlawful use of the mail. ISSUE: Is evidence illegally obtained by federal law enforcement officers admissible in court? NO. SUPREME COURT DECISION: Evidence illegally seized by federal law enforcement officers is not admissible in federal criminal prosecutions.

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